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Massachusetts Delays Effective Date Of New Data Security Regulation
In an announcement released late on Friday, November 14, 2008, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (“OCABR”) extended the general deadline for compliance with that state’s new data security regulation to May 1, 2009. The original compliance deadline was January 1, 2009.
United States
19 Nov 2008
New Connecticut Privacy Law Imposes Up To $500,000 In Civil Penalties For Misuse Of Personal Information
Effective October 1, 2008, Connecticut's new Act on the Confidentiality of Social Security Numbers (the "Act") will impose substantial new obligations on businesses that collect Social Security numbers ("SSNs") and other personal information—and substantial new penalties for privacy violations.
United States
3 Jul 2008
Texas Attorney General Sues Fitness Spa For Exposing Customer Records October 2007
Since the beginning of this year, the Texas Attorney General has taken several enforcement actions alleging that national companies have failed to safeguard consumer data properly.
United States
25 Oct 2007
State Statutes Permitting Security Freeze On A Credit Report File
In order to help prevent the unauthorized use of information from a consumer report file to fraudulently open a new account, over thirty-five states, as well as the District of Columbia, have enacted laws allowing an individual to place a “security freeze” on his or her credit report file.
United States
3 Oct 2007
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